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Fully Vaccinated Visitors Can Soon Travel to Canada

Starting August 9, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. EDT, fully vaccinated citizens and permanent residents of the United States (U.S.), currently residing in the U.S., will be permitted to enter Canada for discretionary (non-essential) travel. Starting September 7, 2021, other fully vaccinated foreign nationals may come to Canada for discretionary (non-essential) purposes. To be eligible to…

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Who is exempt from Immigration Medical Exam?

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has put in place a temporary public policy that exempts some low-risk, in-Canada foreign nationals from having to complete an additional immigration medical exam as part of their application for permanent residence or for a permanent resident visa. When applying for permanent residence or for a permanent resident visa,…

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Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) Holders may Travel to Canada

Starting June 21, 2021, any foreign national who holds a valid Confirmation of Permanent Residence (COPR) may travel to Canada. Helping applicants with expired and expiring COPRs A COPR’s validity, which can last for up to one year, is tied to the applicant’s passport and their immigration medical examination. However, many applicants were not able…

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BC PNP Tech Pilot Extended Indefinitely

The BC PNP Tech Pilot has been extended indefinitely and renamed BC PNP Tech. BC PNP Tech offers people in 29 tech occupations a prioritized pathway to permanent residency, and an opportunity to contribute to the Province’s shared prosperity and build a great life here in B.C. If your employee applies with a valid job…